THE LIGHT OF CHRIST CHURCH believes...
- THE BIBLE AS THE WORD OF GOD
We believe the Bible is God-given.
(II Timothy 3:16-17)
- THE HOLY TRINITY
We believe God is Triune: Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
(Deuteronomy 6:4, Mark 12:29)
- THE FALL OF MAN, NEED FOR REDEMPTION
We believe that man was created in the image of God, but through the first man Adam, sin entered the human race.
(Genesis 1: 26-27, Romans 5:12)
- JESUS CHRIST-SON OF GOD
We believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary.
(Luke 1:30-35, John 1:14-18, Isaiah 7:14, 9:6)
- SALVATION BY GRACE, THROUGH THE BLOOD
We believe that we must come to God through the righteousness of Christ.
(Ephesians 2:8; Hebrews 9:12, 22; Romans 5:11)
- BAPTISM BY WATER
We believe that baptism by immersion is an outward sign of obedience.
(Matthew 28:19, Colossians 2:12)
- BAPTISM IN THE HOLY SPIRIT
We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit with the scriptural evidence of speaking in tongues.
(Acts 2:4, 2:38-39)
- THE LORD'S SUPPER
We believe in commemorating the Lord's Supper by the taking of the bread and cup.
(I Corinthians 11:23-26)
We believe that Sanctification is a process that calls for continual submission to the Spirit's work and continued steadfastness in faith.
(II Thessalonians 2:13-14, I Peter 1:14-15)
- THE GIFTS AND FRUITS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
We believe in the operation of the gifts by the Holy Spirit and that we should show spiritual fruit as evidence of a Spirit filled life.
(I Corinthians 12:4-11, Galatians 5:22-23)
- PRAYER AND INTERCESSION
We believe in the power of prayer and the intercession for the saints.
(Matthew 6:6-13, Romans 8:26-27, 1 Thessalonians 5:17)
- DIVINE HEALING
We believe that divine healing is the power of Christ to heal in answer to the prayer of faith.
(Isaiah 53:4-5, James 5:15-16)
- SPIRITUAL WARFARE
We believe that we do not war against flesh and blood but against principalities and powers of darkness.
(II Corinthians 10:3-6, Ephesians 6:12-13)
RESURRECTION OF SAINTS INTO ETERNAL LIFE / RESURRECTION OF SINNERS & UNGODLY INTO ETERNAL DAMNATION
We believe that heaven is the eternal home for born again believers. (John 3:16, 14:1-3)
We believe that hell is the place of eternal punishment for the unbelievers, all those who reject Christ as their Savior.
(Revelation 20:11-15; II Thessalonians 1:9)
- TITHES AND OFFERINGS
We believe in the giving of tithes and free-will offerings for the support of the church and the spreading of the Gospel.
(Malachi 3:10, II Corinthians 9:7)
We believe that soul winning is the most important responsibility of the Church, and we strongly support both local and international ministry.
(Mark 16:15. James 5:20)